Necrosis

Right. Today we are going to talk about necrosis. Necrosis is one of the pathways for cell death. when the cell is irreversibly injured, when a cell is irreversibly injured it goes through the process of necrosis Before I explain I would love to know what is your concept of necrosis. Yes what do you…

Williams syndrome

Learning medicine is hard work! Osmosis makes it easy. It takes your lectures and notes to create a personalized study plan with exclusive videos, practice questions and flashcards, and so much more. Try it free today! Williams syndrome, also known as Williams-Beuren syndrome, is named after Dr. J. C. P. Williams who first described it….

An Osmosis Video: Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Explained

Heart failure’s used to describe a point at which the heart can’t supply enough blood to meet the body’s demands. This can happen in two ways, either the heart’s ventricles can’t pump blood hard enough during systole, called systolic heart failure, or not enough blood fills the ventricles during diastole, called diastolic heart failure. In…

Alcoholism – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Alcohol is one of the most widely used psychoactive substances in the world, and has been a part of different cultures for hundreds of years. Drinking alcohol can have serious harmful consequences, it’s been linked to various cancers, gastrointestinal diseases, and metabolic problems. Over time, regular use of alcohol can lead to alcohol dependence and…

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Risk Factors

Pulmonary arterial hypertension PAH risk factors understanding pulmonary arterial hypertension PAH pulmonary arterial hypertension PAH occurs when the arteries in the lungs have elevated blood pressure and the right side of the heart has to work harder to pump Blood to the lungs over time as the heart must continue to work harder the muscle…